by Japanese animator Koji Yamamura (山村浩二)

This film is based on a rakugo (落語, a traditional Japanese verbal performance) story and is narrated by Kunimoto Takeharu (国本武春), a quite creative Japanese shamisen player and rokyoku (浪曲, a genre of traditional Japanese narrative singing, it's generally accompanied by a shamisen) singer of the time.

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